At her Seattle bar, Rob Roy, mixologist Anu Apte creates amazing cocktails with wild components like gunpowder. Here, 7 of her secret-weapon ingredients.
Finnriver Dry Hopped Cider ($9)
"This hard cider combines two great Washington state products: heirloom apples and Cascade hops. I drink it at cellar temp or chilled." finnriver.com.
Small Hand Foods Orgeat ($12)
"All of the syrups in this line are amazing. My favorite is the orgeat-almond syrup. It's great in mai tais and The Japanese cocktail, one of my favorite simple classic drinks." smallhandfoods.com.